The Kavli Family

Institutes Supported by the Kavli Foundation

To advance fundamental research in the fields of astrophysics, theoretical physics, nanoscience, and neuroscience, the Kavli Foundation has to date established 20 research institutes at leading academic and research institutions worldwide.


  • Kavli Institute for Astonomy and Astrophysics at Peking University
  • Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics at the University of Chicago
  • Kavli Institute for Cosmology at the Cambridge University
  • Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology at Stanford University
  • Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe at Tokyo University

  • Theoretical Physics

  • Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of Califomia, Santa Barbara
  • Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics China at the Chinese Academy of Sciences